Youth Basketball Registration

It’s time to gear up for the City of Belen Parks and Recreation 2024 Youth Basketball program! Boys and girls in grades Kindergarten through 8 can enroll. The deadline is December 29th and the season begins on January 12th.There is a $70 fee for the season. Please call 505-966-2700 to register or for more information.

2023 Miracle on Main Street 36th Annual Parade & Celebration

The 2023 Miracle on Main Street 36th Annual Parade is just around the corner! We will have more information available in the coming days but for now please save the date and enroll your float for the parade! The 2023 Miracle on Main Street will be Saturday, December 9th. The Parade begins at 6pm (line up at 4pm). There will … Read More

An Old Fashioned Christmas at the Belen Harvey House Museum

Please join us as we celebrate the season on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 5-8pm. Free hot chocolate and Francie’s homemade cookies will be available. Meet Mrs. Santa Claus and the Young at Heart Choir dressed in their “Dickens” costumes!

Believe in Belen Food Drive!

On December 9th at the Miracle on Main Street parade, keep your eyes open for the two little trucks. They will be accepting food or cash donations to help our neighbors in need this holiday season! The parade starts at 6 pm and the route is on Main from Camino del Llano to Aragon.

Shop & Stroll and Bugg Lights Museum Opens

After you spend time with your family and loved ones for Thanksgiving, Belen will offer a wonderful Saturday to get a jump start on your holiday shopping in our local businesses and the Bugg Lights Museum is opening for its last season! SHOP AND STROLL ART WALK AND OPEN HOUSES:  November 25th from 5:00 to 8:00pm:  Shop and Stroll Art … Read More

Calling All Community Members and Local Businesses! – Cops to Tots Needs YOU!

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming Annual Cops to Tots event, and we need YOUR support to make it a truly magical experience for underprivileged children in our community!  Date: December 22, 2023  Time: 3:00 PM To 7:00 PM  Location: Belen Public Library At Cops to Tots, we bring together local law enforcement officers and underprivileged children for a … Read More

Giving Thanks and Observing the Holiday: A Message from the City of Belen

As the season of gratitude approaches, the City of Belen extends its warmest wishes to all our residents. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings we’ve received throughout the year and to express our appreciation for the community that makes our city special. In the spirit of the holiday, we would like to inform our residents that all … Read More

Garbage Collection Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Day One day service delay for Thursday and Friday routes. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day One day service delay during the week of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Universal Waste Systems, Inc. extends our best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season to the residents of Belen. For questions please contact Universal Waste Systems, Inc. … Read More

2023 Belen Police Department Cops for Tots

The holiday season is fast approaching and our Police Department is launching the 2023 Cops for Tots program! This program provides donated gifts to children ages 0 – 12 in our community. Donations If you would like to donate please bring a new, unwrapped gift that is suitable for a child from newborn to 12 years old. We will start … Read More

30th Annual MLK, Jr. Celebration and Remembrance and Art/Verbal Art Contests

It is once again time for the K-12 Art and Verbal Art Contest sponsored by the City of Belen Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Cultural Commission and the State of New Mexico MLK Jr. Commission. These contests are in conjunction with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Vigil that will be held on January 15, 2024 at 6pm at the Belen … Read More